They are passed away
A primitive root; properly to slide
by, that is, (by implication) to hasten
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Perfect (See H8816
Count - 12562
; adverb or preposition, with
(that is, in conjunction
with), in varied applications; specifically equally with
; often with prepositional prefix (and then usually unrepresented in English).
(in the sense of bending
towards); the papyrus
Feminine of H0590
; a ship
as the eagle
From an unused root meaning to lacerate
; the eagle
(or other large bird of prey).
A primitive root; to pounce
as a bird of prey.
Stem - Qal (See H8851
Mood - Imperfect (See H8811
Count - 19885
Properly the same as H5920
used as a preposition (in the singular or plural, often with prefix, or as conjugation with a particle following); above
, or against
(yet always in this last relation with a downward aspect) in a great variety of applications.
_ _ swift ships rather, canoes of reeds or papyrus skiffs, used on the Nile, swift from their lightness (Isaiah 18:2).
Eagle Which flies swiftly, especially when in the sight of his prey. See here how swift the motion of time is! It is always upon the wing, hastening to its period. What little need have we of past times! What great need to redeem time, which runs out, runs on so fast toward eternity! And how vain are the enjoyments of time, which we may be deprived of, even while time continues! Our day may be longer than our sunshine: and when that is gone, it is as if it had never been.
- swift ships:
- Heb. ships of desire, or, ships of Ebeh
- as the eagle:
Job 39:27-30 Doth the eagle mount up at thy command, and make her nest on high? ... Her young ones also suck up blood: and where the slain [are], there [is] she.
2 Samuel 1:23 Saul and Jonathan [were] lovely and pleasant in their lives, and in their death they were not divided: they were swifter than eagles, they were stronger than lions.
Proverbs 23:5 Wilt thou set thine eyes upon that which is not? for [riches] certainly make themselves wings; they fly away as an eagle toward heaven.
Jeremiah 4:13 Behold, he shall come up as clouds, and his chariots [shall be] as a whirlwind: his horses are swifter than eagles. Woe unto us! for we are spoiled.
Lamentations 4:19 Our persecutors are swifter than the eagles of the heaven: they pursued us upon the mountains, they laid wait for us in the wilderness.
Habakkuk 1:8 Their horses also are swifter than the leopards, and are more fierce than the evening wolves: and their horsemen shall spread themselves, and their horsemen shall come from far; they shall fly as the eagle [that] hasteth to eat.
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